The Joint National Co-ordinators provide strategic support to the Scottish Dementia Working Group. This includes:

  • Providing support to the committee in preparing the agenda and planning meetings.
  • Coordinating the national meetings and AGMs.
  • Supporting members to attend committees, events, and conferences.
  • Supporting the group at conferences.
  • Identifying and carrying out their aims and objectives.
  • Coordinating and supporting of all consultations with members.
  • Developing and implementing the group’s campaign plans and actions.

Susan Burn

Susan Burn – Joint National Co-ordinator

Tel: 0141 410 1074


Caroline Church

Caroline Church

Caroline Church – Joint National Co-ordinator

Tel: 0141 418 3939


 The Development Officer’s work includes:

  • Increasing membership, particularly amongst groups and areas that are under represented
  • Providing support for new members to settle into the group.
  • Building links with existing groups of people with dementia and supporting local campaigning and awareness raising groups.
  • Providing support to members and encouraging active involvement in SDWG.
  • Recruiting and supporting volunteers.
  • Identifying or organising training or other support needed by members to be in SDWG.


Fiona Gordon

Fiona Gordon – National Development Officer (Central Scotland)

Tel: 0141 418 3938


Wendy Rankin

Wendy Rankin – Development Officer (North East)

Tel: 01382 210011


The National Team Administrator’s work includes:

  • Taking minutes at committee meetings, general meetings and AGMs.
  • Organising travel for members to meetings and events.
  • Setting up meetings and events

Caroline Russell

Caroline Russell – National Team Administrator

Tel: 0141 418 3936




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